Category: Education & Workforce

Shift Toward Collaboration Among Nonprofits Helps Meet Community Need

York County Community Foundation has advocated for collaboration among nonprofits for years, and the trend is picking up momentum across the country. Collaboration helps break down barriers that hinder real solutions to everyday community needs. The Community Foundation recently awarded collaborative grants totaling $76,000 to several local nonprofits, but the surprise behind the grants is […]

$6 Million Bequest From York Music Educators Creates Three New Endowments For York Music Organizations

Jim and Beverly Mohatt were lifelong music educators; Beverly was a string instructor in schools in and around York, Jim taught at York College for years. Their love of music and of teaching impacted students of all ages, and their generous estate gift of nearly $6 million to support several musical organizations in the York […]

Communities In Schools Model To Provide Support In City Schools – Helps Students Stay In School, Find Resources They Need For Success

York County Community Foundation, the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC), and the United Way of York County have partnered to provide $800,000 in support of Communities In Schools (CIS), a national nonprofit that brings local resources inside schools to help students achieve academic and life success. The Community Foundation’s lead grant of $210,000 from its Fund […]